Justin Tyler Roach, 16, of Topeka, passed away Friday, November 23, 2018.
He was born March 30, 2002, in San Diego, California, the son of Brian and Amber (Newton) Roach, Sr. He was an active junior at Washburn Rural High School where he was involved in Table Top Gaming Club and taught other students to juggle.
He was a member of West Side Baptist Church, Topeka.
Survivors include his parents, Brian Roach, Sr. and Amber Larson, Topeka; two brothers, Bradyn Roach and Brian Roach, Jr.; three sisters, Reanna Roach, Meeka Larson and Sofia Larson; his paternal grandmother, Kate Olsen, Topeka; his maternal grandfather, Mark Newton, Topeka; his paternal great-grandmother, Hazel Smith-Tindall, Edwardsville, Kansas; his maternal great-grandmother, Dorothy Newton, Topeka; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, great aunts and great uncles.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Edward Olsen; and his maternal grandmother, Sandra Newton.
Justin was upbeat, caring, loved making people feel better and always had a hug to offer.
The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m., Friday, November 30, 2018 at Dove Cremations and Funerals, Southwest Chapel, 3700 SW Wanamaker Rd, Topeka.
A funeral ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 1, 2018 at West Side Baptist Church, 1008 SW 4th St, Topeka, KS 66606. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Topeka. The family request those attending to wear green as this was Justin’s favorite color.
Memorial contributions may be made to www.gofundme.com/in-loving-memory-of-justin-roach
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